The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 26 20 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Permanent jobs citing Games 37 36 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.33% 11.58% 3.61%
As % of the General category 31.36% 28.80% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 10
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Games
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

General Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
118 125 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 26.58% 40.19% 31.41%
Number of salaries quoted 108 89 53
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,750 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region.

Games Salary Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 50 (100.00%) Online Games
2 38 (76.00%) HTML
2 38 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 38 (76.00%) CSS
3 35 (70.00%) AngularJS
3 35 (70.00%) Kendo UI
3 35 (70.00%) TypeScript
3 35 (70.00%) Front End Development
4 25 (50.00%) Web Development
5 13 (26.00%) HTML5
5 13 (26.00%) CSS3
6 11 (22.00%) iGaming
7 10 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 10 (20.00%) BDD
7 10 (20.00%) QA
7 10 (20.00%) Selenium
8 8 (16.00%) TDD
8 8 (16.00%) Automation Testing
9 7 (14.00%) Java
10 6 (12.00%) SQL
10 6 (12.00%) C#
11 4 (8.00%) OO
11 4 (8.00%) Subversion
12 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
12 3 (6.00%) Android
13 2 (4.00%) Test Automation
13 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
13 2 (4.00%) Calabash
13 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (4.00%) Software Testing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Selenium
1 10 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (8.00%) Subversion
3 2 (4.00%) Calabash
3 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 11 (22.00%) iGaming
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (80.00%) Developer
2 34 (68.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 28 (56.00%) HTML Developer
4 26 (52.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 26 (52.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 26 (52.00%) Web Developer
5 23 (46.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (16.00%) QA Tester
6 8 (16.00%) Tester
7 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.00%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (4.00%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (76.00%) CSS
1 38 (76.00%) HTML
2 35 (70.00%) AngularJS
2 35 (70.00%) Kendo UI
3 13 (26.00%) CSS3
3 13 (26.00%) HTML5
4 1 (2.00%) Cocoa
4 1 (2.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (2.00%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 50 (100.00%) Online Games
2 1 (2.00%) Animation
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Android
1 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) Front End Development
2 25 (50.00%) Web Development
3 10 (20.00%) BDD
4 8 (16.00%) Automation Testing
4 8 (16.00%) TDD
5 4 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.00%) Android Development
7 1 (2.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 35 (70.00%) TypeScript
3 7 (14.00%) Java
4 6 (12.00%) C#
4 6 (12.00%) SQL
5 2 (4.00%) Perl
5 2 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) ISEB
1 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) QA
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